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AboutMARTIN CONBOY, Author at PeopleBiz



Martin was voted into the top five most influential and respected people in the global outsourcing industry in Nov 2014. He is well recognised as one of the leading voices of the outsourcing industry and its role in facilitating outsourcing success throughout the Asia Pacific. Founder and former President of The Australian BPO Association.


How BPO could make recruiters profitable again

November 16, 2015 |

Recruitment company databases are groaning with candidate resumes but remain almost unusable because too many are not ‘clean’ or properly formatted. Worse, no one spends enough time working with the databases to extract value from them – it’s just too … Read More

The four global forces breaking all the trends

October 20, 2015 |

The world economy’s operating system is being rewritten and leaders have to adjust to this new reality. So say McKinsey Global Institute directors Richard Dobbs, James Manyika, and Jonathan Woetzel in a new book “No Ordinary Disruption.”

These trends have … Read More

The spatial economy – mapping our future prosperity

October 4, 2015 |

Spatial economics examines how space and geographic location impacts economic activity. The advent of the knowledge economy, built on global communication networks, has reshaped the geo-economic boundaries between service providers, producers and buyers. The knowledge economy is the use of … Read More

Are we ready for robots and automation in the workplace?

September 21, 2015 |

Automation is going to make a lot of jobs, or large parts of certain jobs, redundant in the near future. This doesn’t necessarily mean there will be less jobs overall. It will mean, however, that a lot of current skill … Read More

Are recruitment agencies the new dating agencies?

September 7, 2015 |

By Martin Conboy

Social media is omnipresent and every type of business, big and small, is using social media to increase their market presence; increase sales and remain competitive. A social media presence seems to indicate currency – being … Read More

Big data: Taking the guess work out of recruitment

August 7, 2015 |

We all know how important hiring the right person can be, yet so many hiring managers rely on “gut instinct” to decide who will join their organisation. Talent and HR analytics promises to take the guesswork out of recruitment.

Imagine … Read More

Evidence-based HR in the Cloud

August 6, 2015 |

Remote offices, mobile workers, reduction in infrastructure and cost savings, all valid reasons for moving technology to the cloud. For the past thirty years technology has had an impact, in various ways, on how we do business – from word processing, … Read More